Mar 01, 2012 - Sale 2271

Sale 2271 - Lot 254

Price Realized: $ 2,040
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(CIVIL RIGHTS--SEGREGATION.) For White Passengers--For Colored Passengers. Stenciled wooden sign, with metal catches on each side for hanging inside a bus. 16-1/2x8-1/2 inches; some wear and abrading. Deep South, 1950s

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A rare relic from the days segregation in the deep South. Signs like this were hung in buses throughout the South. They were moveable so that a section could be marked off depending on the number of passengers, black or white.